Sample Curriculum

First Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 1035 Design I (also offered in summer) 5
ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I (also offered in summer) 2
  UNIV 1001 University Perspectives (freshmen students only) 1
  ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
  MATH 1203 College Algebra 3
 

Total semester hours

Grades of C or better are required in IDES/ARCH courses to continue into the spring studio sequence.

14

First Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 1045 Design II (also offered in summer) 5
ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II (also offered in summer) 2
  Social Science core requirement 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities core requirement 3
  ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
 

Total semester hours

 

Please note: Professional Program Review occurs after the first year spring semester. A portfolio is requited to be submitted for review, and students must have a 2.00 GPA in all IDES/ARCH coursework.

16

Second Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 2804 Interior Design III 4
IDES 2723 Digital Design in Media 3
IDES 2823 Interior Design Materials & Assemblies 3
  ART History Elective 3
  Social Science core requirement 3
  Total semester hours 16

Second Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 2814 Interior Design IV  4
IDES 2883 History of Interior Design 3
IDES 3843  Lighting & Related Building Systems 3
  HIST 2003/2013 or PLSC 2003 U.S. History core requirement 3
  Total semester hours 13

 Summer After Second Year (or any summer afterward) - REQUIRED

Code Title Hours
  IDES Study Abroad Requirement 3
  Total semester hours 3

 Third Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
 

(All courses required to be taken during this semester.)

 

IDES 3805

Interior Design V

5

IDES 4813 Human Factors for Interior Design 3
IDES 4823 Professional Practice for Interior Design 3
ARCH 4433 Architectural History III 3
  Total semester hours 14

Third Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 3815 Interior Design VI 5
IDES 3833 Building Systems for Interior Design 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities core requirement 3
  Science Core requirement 4
     
  Total semester hours 15

 Summer Between Third and Fourth Year - REQUIRED

Code Title Hours
IDES 4811 Internship for Interior Design 1
  Total semester hours 1

 Fourth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 4805 Interior Design VII 5
  Professional Elective 3
  Business Elective
  ECON 2013, 2023, or 2143 (ECON 2143 is recommended) 3
  Total semester hours 14

Fourth Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 4815 Interior Design VIII 5
  Professional Elective 3
  Business Elective 3
  Science core requirement 4
  Total semester hours 15

 

Total Credit Hours  121        (UNIV 1011 does not apply toward degree requirements.)